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As good as it gets

Ski Highlands regularly-uncrowded, challenging steeps, spectacular beauty in the Hghlands Bowl, not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
663richardc
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Aspen, Colorado
Delightful place to ski

Wonderful trails and great snow. Crowded but fun to ski. Many trails to choose from and very nice... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Maddi D
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A local favorite, the Highlands specialize in steep trails but also offer easier trails for novices.
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White River National Forest, Aspen, CO 81612
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+1 970-925-1220
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to ski. Best for expert skiers. We found that the north facing slopes were best. Temerity, serviced by deep temerity lifts may be the best tree skiing other than Niseiko Japan. Go here on fresh legs. Best snow on the mountain. Steep up...More

4  Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were at the Highlands for the bus ride to the Maroon Bells. We thought we'd have lunch before going back into town, so I went to Taqueria to get us some tacos. I could not believe what I got. Miniature tacos with no topping...More

1  Thank mailstop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ski Highlands regularly-uncrowded, challenging steeps, spectacular beauty in the Hghlands Bowl, not to be missed.

Thank 663richardc
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Wonderful trails and great snow. Crowded but fun to ski. Many trails to choose from and very nice lodge

Thank Maddi D
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Skied Aspen Highlands many times. Always a great experience in a very beautiful landscape. All trails excellently maintained.

Thank William C
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Conquering the hike up & ski down Highland Bowl is a must and rite-of-passage for Expert Colorado skiers.

Thank MarkinColorado
Reviewed 8 April 2018

When Aspen and Snowmass are crowded, head over to Highlands. A great mix of double black diamond, challenging blues, and moderate green runs, this mountain has enough for the entire family without the lines. The views are superb. The runs are great. Just time yourself...More

Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 28 March 2018

You really have to be a good skier to enjoy the Highlands... If you are an expert skier you will enjoy the Highlands Bowl... A little walk to the bowl after the cat trip... Cloud Nine great for apes skiing...

Thank jcski18
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Powder hounds and locals rhapsodize about Highland Bowl, but Highlands also has a lot of terrain that skis just fine, especially for this <ahem> senior skier. The 2017-18 season has been snow-challenged, but the grooming staff at Highlands have carefully farmed what they've had, with...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We've been skiing at the Highlands for many years, and love the mountain. This year's lack of snowfall was worrisome, but on a lovely March day, the snow conditions were outstanding. Staff at the mountain is excellent, and we found the bump runs like I70...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

No question Aspen Highlands has the best grooming , since it is not as large as some of the other mountains it can offer the best grooming

Thank viktor334
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The Aspen Highlands was only about 10min bus ride (free) from downtown Aspen. It does not have any green trails but does have some easier blue trails. It's famous for it's 1hr hike to ski down the double diamond bowl. There are plenty other double...More

Thank Vram J
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